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PechaKucha Presentation

Heroes of Wood, Glass, Steel

PRESENTED ON SEP 20, 2013
IN TOKYO @ VOL 106

Keiji Ashizawa is a metalworker with a lot of industrious friends. Keiji shows off some of his amazing work with steel and aluminum, as well as the lighting, wood, and glasswork of those who he works with. He also discusses the structures and furniture he built for those in the tsunami-affected area of Ishinomaki, Japan. (in Japanese)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

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Wood and Steel

BY SJORS VAN BUYTEN
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 20, 2013

Sjors van Buyten shows his passion for craft and design, from his beginnings working with metals in an automotive shop, to some of his recent designs. He works primarily with metals and wood, and also enjoys incorporating light in many of his installations.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 24, 2013.

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Steel Sculptures

BY GEORGE SCHROEDER
@ VOL 10 ON MAY 28, 2013

George Schroeder, works in steel, aluminum, and many other metallic elements to produce sculpture oftentimes based in expressing sound forms. His work is often large in scale, and here he discusses his numerous public installations. 

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Heroes by the Sea

BY KUNIYUKI OKUYAMA
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Kuniyuki Okuyama and Andrea Roelofse's heroes are all, in one way or another, connected to the ocean. Okumu-san discusses his time spent as a lifeguard for beaches in Japan and Australia, and Andrea showcases a few sea-related creatives from her homeland, the Netherlands. (in Japanese and English)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

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The Heroes Who Welcomed Me

BY LUIS MENDO
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Luis Mendo spent years trying to relocate to Tokyo, and now, finally, he's here to live. Here he shows off 20 illustrative portraits he put together of those who have assisted him, inspired him, and welcomed him to this wonderful country.

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

"Presentation of the Day" on October 4, 2013.

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Hip-Hop Heroes

BY B- BOYGER
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

The B-BOYGER group is not comprised of your average everyday heroes; they are a unique and hilarious group of dance champions. Here they present their antics, accomplishments, inspirations, and future plans. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

"Presentation of the Day" on October 2, 2013.

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SuperDeluxe's Hidden Heroes

BY RYU KONNO
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Performance curator at SuperDeluxe Ryu Konno walks us through a list of hidden heroes that he discovered while putting together talented artists and musician for SuperDeluxe. From sleeping performance art to mini orchestras, he showcases all of their unique talents. (in Japanese)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

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Heroes Are Made

BY PAUL DOWSETT
@ VOL 25 ON SEP 20, 2013

Paul Dowsett was hit by a car when he was 8 and sent into a coma. He was not expected to survive. However, he did, and eventually began teaching disabled children how to ski and snowboard. Some of them went on to win medals at the paralympics. He now runs an sustainability-oriented architecture firm called sustainable.to.

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Galloping with Wood and Steel

BY SHOHEI TOYODA
@ VOL 19 ON OCT 10, 2015

Berklee College of Music graduate Shohei Toyoda retunred to Japan a few years ago on a mission to share his love of music, especially country music. Specializing in finger pick guitar, Shohei gave us a taste of his guitar talents in a moving presentation/performance on his passion. 

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Glass - The Material

BY ADÉLA NOVOTNÁ
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 19, 2016

Adéla Novotný talks about glass as a material.